Outstanding New Principal
The FCPS Employee Award recognizing this year's Outstanding New Principal.
The process of nominating a candidate for the Outstanding New Principal Award begins through each school's awards liaison. The awards liaison at each school has information about the nomination process and deadlines.
Any FCPS employee or community member can nominate a new principal for this award, but employees may not nominate themselves. Eligible candidates must have completed at least three full years of teaching and must also be aware of and in agreement with this nomination.
Nominees are new principals who:
- Exhibit superior instructional skills
- Interact exceptionally well with students
- Demonstrate excellent ability to communicate and engage with faculty, staff, parents and the community
- Contribute to one or more of the following Ignite Goals, in the FCPS Strategic Plan:
- Student Success
- Caring Culture
- Premier Workforce
- Resource Stewardship
The Selection Process
Awards and Recognition
All nominees will be recognized at the annual FCPS Awards Gala. The FCPS 2020 Outstanding New Principal will be announced at the event and will receive $4000. In recognition of collaborative teamwork, award winners and their workplace colleagues will receive a celebration in honor of their contribution to excellence.